Vehicle Overcorrection Causes One Mans Death

5 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, December 20 2012 Dec 20, 2012 Thursday, December 20, 2012 4:42:00 PM CST December 20, 2012 in News
By: Cody Lee Heyveld

WASHINGTON COUNTY — The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatal vehicle accident that occurred Thursday around 8:45 a.m.

Forty-one-year-old Paul F. Richards, heading southbound Missouri Road 47, overcorrected his vehicle and traveled off the road. Officials reported that the truck overturned several times after striking a tree, totaling the driver's vehicle.

The Washington County coroner pronounced Richards' death an hour after Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded.

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